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Gloves

How to choose the diving gloves

Different features are taken into account when purchasing your pair of gloves, thermal insulation, abrasion resistance, freedom of movement and size. Scubaland advices for choosing a pair of diving gloves.

Choose your scuba diving gloves

THERMAL INSULATION: 

 

It is important for a diver to properly protect the ends of the body, hands and feet to keep warm during underwater trips. It is therefore essential to choose the gloves to prevent body heat s 'wicks by hand. Depending on the temperature of the water in which you operate, you can choose the thickness of neoprene appropriate :

  • A thickness of 1.5 / 2 mm is suitable for the tropics, warm waters. (Between 16 and 24 ° C)
  • 3 mm for a pair of gloves providing freedom of movement and good protection. (Warm water, cool water is between 16 and 24 ° C)
  • 5 mm for warmth and moderate temperatures. (Between 14 and 18 ° C)
  • 6.5 / 7 mm is the largest thickness for maximum thermal protection for cold water. (Between 10 and 16 ° C)

THE ABRASION RESISTANCE: 

 

Wearing diving gloves, you protect your hands risks related to the underwater environment and avoid injury, you cut or scratch. We offer on Scubaland, a wide selection of gloves, some models are reinforced and used to limit abrasion. 

 

FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT:

 

Choosing a pair of gloves, the thickness is important you lose mobility, freedom of movement, we must find the right balance. We still recommend a cautious person, for example, to take into account priority of the thickness of the neoprene. 

 

SIZE OF GLOVES:

 

To improve your scuba diving and optimal thermal protection requires that gloves are appropriate for your hand size. If it is possible to call the store Scubaland Brest, enjoy it, otherwise choose based on your past experiences.

 

GLOVES CATEGORIES BY SCUBALAND:

 

2 mm, 3 mm, 4 mm, 5 mm, 6.5 mm, amara gloves, classic gloves, dry / semi dyr gloves, reinforced gloves, stretch gloves, thermiques

 

If in doubt about choosing your pair, please contact our professional scuba diving, they will guide you in purchasing your pair of diving gloves or follow the size guide.